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‘The industry reactions are scary’: When artists speak up for Palestine | Ghali

“The reactions of the industry is scary against the artist and who is speaking about (Palestine)” Today we speak to one of Italy’s biggest entertainers, Italian-Tunisian rapper Ghali. We delve into the February controversy that erupted in Italy after his public call to “stop the genocide” at the Sanremo Music Festival. We also explore the risk of repercussions for artists who speak up for Palestine. Ghali shares his personal experiences, and reveals that a recent show of his was cancelled after he asked his audience for a minute’s silence for Gaza.